On January 29th, Whole Foods Market placed their second recall in less than a week on Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon due to a contamination from Listeria monocytogenes.
Recall #1 – January 25th: Whole Foods recalled lot number 7425A2298B which was shipped to retail stores in CO, CT, FL, ID, KS, ME, MA, NJ, NM, NY, RI, and UT.
Recall #2 – January 29th: Whole foods recalled an additional lot number 7425A2297A, which was shipped to AR, CA, CO, ID, KS, LA, NV, NM, OK, TX, and UT.
According to the FDA, products included in both recalls were sold in 4oz black and gold, rectangular, vacuum sealed packages and bare the lot numbers on the back of the packages on the upper left side.
Listeria monocytogenes is a harmful bacterium that can cause the illness listeriosis. Listeriosis symptoms include fever, muscle aches, fatigue, and sometimes gastrointestinal symptoms, such as nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea. If the infection spreads to the nervous system, symptoms may include headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance, or convulsions.
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